Wrington hit Portishead for six

Football

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Wrington-Redhill Reserves defeated promotion rivals Portishead 6-1

Portishead Town A 1

Wrington-Redhill Res 6

THIRD-placed Wrington were up against promotion rivals Portishead, who were lying fourth in the league.

Wrington started the game brightly enough, but Simon Garrett headed a Portishead shot off the goal-line to stop the hosts taking the lead.


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This spurred Wrington into life and striker Mick Edmunds was played through and coolly went round the keeper to put the visitor’s one up. It wasn’t long before Wrington doubled their tally when Chris Vowles scored a great goal and Edmunds grabbed his second to put the visitors 3-0 up at half-time.

The game was put out of Portishead’s grasp when Vowles added another two goals to grab his hat-trick and put Wrington 5-0 up, but Portishead pulled a goal back.

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Substitue Dan McMullan scored a great goal to give Wrington another three valuable points in their quest for promotion.

Wrington Amors Stores man of the match was Paul Burnett.

FIXTURES

Atwell Shield round 2: Portishead Town A v Tickenham Utd (N Wakley); St George (E-i-G) Res v Weston Super Seagulls (T Major).

Knockout Cup preliminary round: Wrington Redhill Res v Westland Utd Res (A Fry).

Davis Shield round 1: Worle Rangers Res v Axbridge Town Res (M Collins).

Davis Shield quarter-final: St George (E-i-G) A v Westend Res (S Freeman); Nailsea Utd B v Wedmore Res (J Harding).

Keyes Cup round 1: South Park Rangers v KVFC (J Locker).

Division 1: Berrow Res v Draycott (P Maxey); Hutton v Selkirk Utd (A Smith); Winscombe Res v Cleeve West Town Res (M Smith); Kewstoke Lions v Churchill Club 70 Res (C Ham).

Division 2: Clevedon Utd A v Locking Park (D Pinnock); Clevedon Dons v Axbridge (J Skinner); Yatton Athletic Res v Burnham Utd (I Madge).

Division 3: Cheddar A v AFC Nailsea (I Smith); Congresbury Res v Winscombe A (tba); Sporting Weston v Portishead Town B (L Gillam); Westend v Wedmore (B Dancer).

Division 4: Bournville Rovers v Banwell Res (M Sprague); Cleeve West Town A v Hutton Res (R Brammer); King Alfred SC v Kewstoke Lions Res (S Cahill); Selkirk Utd Res v Worle Res (tba).

Division 5: Burnham United B v Pill Utd (J Major); Clevedon Utd B v Dolphin Ath (tba); Portishead Town Colts v Priory Rangers (T Billinghurst).

Division 6: AFC Nailsea Res v South Park Rangers Res (T Ford); Draycott Res v Shipham Res (tba); Portishead Caledonian Thistle v Clapton-in-Gordano (K Fox).

Division 1

W D L Pts

Churchill Club 70 Res 6 1 1 19

Hutton 5 1 1 16

Berrow Res 5 1 5 16

Clevedon Utd Res 4 1 2 13

Kewstoke Lions 4 1 0 13

Nailsea Utd A 4 0 6 12

Winscombe Res 3 1 3 10

Selkirk Utd 2 1 8 7

Cleeve W/T Res 2 0 4 6

Draycott 1 1 6 4

Division 2

Yatton Ath Res 7 0 2 21

Clevedon Utd A 6 0 6 18

St George (E-i-G) Res 5 1 7 16

Locking Park 5 0 4 15

Tickenham Utd 4 1 2 13

Portishead Town A 3 1 4 10

Burnham Utd A 3 1 5 10

Axbridge Town 3 0 3 9

Nailsea Utd B 3 0 3 9

Clevedon Dons 2 2 5 8

Division 3

Congresbury Res 7 1 2 22

Sporting Weston 6 0 3 18

Portishead Town B 5 2 0 17

Weston S/Seagulls 4 1 0 13

Shipham* 4 1 2 10

Winscombe A 3 1 3 10

AFC Nailsea 3 1 5 10

Westend* 3 0 3 6

Cheddar A 2 0 7 6

Westland Utd Res 1 1 7 4

Wedmore 1 0 7 3

Division 4

Banwell Res 7 0 0 21

Nailsea Utd Colts 4 1 3 13

Hutton Res 4 0 4 12

Weston Players 3 1 1 10

Worle Rangers 3 1 3 10

Cleeve W/T A 3 1 2 10

Bournville Rovers* 4 0 2 9

King Alfred SC 2 0 5 6

Selkirk Utd Res 1 0 4 3

Worle Res 1 0 5 3

Kewstoke Lions Res 1 0 4 3

Division 5

St George (E-i-G) A 7 1 3 22

KVFC 6 1 3 19

Wrington Redhill Res 6 1 1 19

South Park Rangers 4 3 3 15

Portishead Town Colts* 6 0 4 15

Pill Utd 3 3 0 12

Priory Rangers 3 1 2 10

Dolphin Ath 2 1 3 7

Clevedon Utd B* 2 1 6 6

Burnham Utd B 1 2 8 5

Axbridge Town Res 0 2 7 2

Division 6

Portishead C/T 10 0 1 30

Clapton-in-Gordano 9 1 0 28

Shipham Res 7 0 4 21

AFC Nailsea Res 3 5 5 14

Congresbury A 4 1 2 13

South Park Rangers Res 2 1 8 7

Worle Rangers Res 1 2 4 5

Westend Res 1 2 4 5

Draycott Res 0 2 3 2

Wedmore Res 0 2 5 2

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